Public Program, Ramlila Maidan, Delhi (India), 4 December 1997.
[Talk in Hindi ends and English starts]
I am sorry I have to speak in Hindi language because there are so many people who know only Hindi. But I am sorry for you because I wont be able to meet you again as you are going away on the tour.
What I was telling them that whatever maybe taught through religion and whatever they might frighten you, […]
Public Program, Canada, 1997-0622
Yogi: Can you turn the house lights off, please?
Good evening everybody and welcome to this [UNCLEAR] of program on sahaja yoga, in the presence of Her Holiness, Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. We shall now going to have, now have a brief introduction on the different aspects regarding sahaja yoga and basically it is going to be an introduction to ourselves that after Shri Mataji comes and She begins Her discourse, we are going to try to have before that a background in our minds uh.. […]
Public Program. Los Angeles (USA), 16 June 1997.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, we have to know what truth is. Absolute truth cannot be changed, cannot be described, cannot be transferred. It is, it will be and it was. So whatever I am going to tell you today, you need not accept it with blind faith. This blind faith has done so much trouble in this world. People are fighting in the name of religion, […]
Public Program, with Claes Nobel speech, New York
I bow to all the seekers of Truth.
First of all, I have to say that Truth is what is. You cannot change it, you cannot transform it, you cannot discuss it. It is what it is, it has been what it has been and it will be what it will be. If you accept this fact that we know truths, but we don’t know the absolute Truth. […]
Address to Doctors (Indian Medical Association), Auditorium, New Delhi (India). 6 April 1997.
I bow to all the seekers of Truth.
At the very outset, I have to tell you that Truth is what it is. You cannot change it, you cannot transform it, you cannot explain it. Only thing [is] you can experience it.
In this Kali Yuga there is a special category of people born in all the countries very surprisingly, who are seekers of Truth. […]
Public Programme, 12 March 1996 New Delhi (India), translation from Hindi
My greetings to all of you, who are seeking the truth.
In India, from time immemorial, a search for truth has been going on. This is known from our scriptures. We searched for truth in different ways. Our country is spiritual in a very special way, the reason being many things are accessible in our country. We do not know how prosperous and how holy our country is and how simple and clean the people are. […]
Public Program on the 700th birthday of Shri Gyaneshwara. Pune (India), 25 November 1996.
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
At the very outset, we have to know what is the truth. Whatever I am going to tell you, you should not believe it blindfolded. We have had enough trouble with the blind faiths. So I would just request you to keep your mind open to understand what is the truth.
First of all, […]
1996-1028 Public Program, Cairo, Egypt
Gentleman: I am Egyptian. I am surprised that you are here and we are very happy you start here in Egypt. And you are welcome anytime to visit here. And I hope, we apologize because it’s not a lot of people in this meeting because we’re not preparing a long time before. But, I believe we will follow your way and we will like you very much. And I hope you have a good friends in Egypt good, […]
Persian Public Program, Los Angeles, 25 Sept. 1996
Shri Mataji: They all understand English?
Sahaja Yogi: Yes, yes.
Shri Mataji: Is all right? [Good] Of course, I can’t speak American English [well].
I’m happy tonight you have been able to come back again and it’s a great
pleasure for Me to see you here, because last time I was quite in a hurry, and
same thing is happening today.
The program was arranged actually day before but you had some festival. […]
Public Program. Los Angeles (USA), 24 September 1996.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, I have to tell you very frankly that truth is what it is. You cannot change it. you cannot transform it also you cannot describe it. At the most you can tell what it is. But whatever I am going to tell you here, you should not take it for granted, because as you know we have had lots of problems with the blind faith. […]
Public Program. Toronto (Canada), 19 September 1996.
Unless and until you become the pure Spirit, you will not know the truth. Only through the purity of your Spirit you can know the truth. We see here beautiful flowers, [unclear: very] beautiful flowers, and we take them for granted. We never even think how miraculous it is that different kinds of flowers are grown by the Mother Earth and how she has created all these colors and how they maintain their heights, […]
Public Program, CSCA Stadium, Kyiv, Ukraine, July 21, 1996
I bow to all the seekers of Truth.
At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. We can not change it. We can not transform it. We have to experience it. Whatever I have told you, to most of you, it has been proved. And there are many new people I see here, they all are go into experience the Truth tonight. […]
Public Program in Moscow (Russia), 15 July 1996.
I bow to all the seekers of truth.
I have to say that truth is what it is and it cannot be changed. It cannot be described. Unfortunately at this human awareness you cannot know the absolute truth. If you had known the absolute truth there would have been no problem of quarrelling, fighting, arguing. Because absolute truth is singular and I’m sitting before you. You all know I’m here, […]
Public Program Teatr Komedia 14.07.1996
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, you have to know that truth is what it is. You cannot change it. You cannot transform it.
The only thing is you have to experience it.
Unfortunately at this human awareness, you cannot know the truth.
You have to evolve into a higher state of awareness to know the truth.
Without knowing the truth, if you follow something then it’s a very wrong thing. […]
Public Program, Bucharest (Romania), 1 July 1996.
Arrival at the venue for the Public Program
Two lady reporters interview Shri Mataji. Sahaja Yogi translates what the first reporter asks:
Reporter: At Your birth it was something happened in the ward or in Your family or in the town You were born?
Shri Mataji: I have so many things, so many. I have so many things that happened.
Reporter: One example.
Shri Mataji: You see, many people had said they saw signs. […]
1996-0707 Public Program, National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria
I (Shri Mataji) bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. We cannot change it, we cannot transform it, we cannot describe it. It is the experience of the truth. I am very much thankful to this association of yoga which has invited me very kindly to talk on sahaja yoga. And in a place so far away from India that there is an association I was really quiet surprised. […]
Public Program. Royal Albert Hall, London (UK), 28 June 1996.
I bow to all the seekers of truth. It has to be understood that truth what we know through our mental capacity is not the truth, because mind itself is a myth. We have created it. As we have created computers. we have created our myth also through our conditioning and through our ego. Beyond it is the reality. So if you have to know the absolute truth something has to happen. […]
Public Program. Genoa (Italy), 18 June 1996.
(Shri Mataji is greeted by an authority from Genoa, and receives books about Christopher Columbus as a present).
I bow to all the seekers of Truth and Peace. When we talk of peace, we must know by talking we cannot create peace. At a human level, with this human awareness, we have so many complications. We have to evolve little more to achieve our selfhood. Every religion has talked about self-knowledge. […]
1996-0416 Public Program, Kathmandu, Nepal
All those, who are seeking the truth, my salutations
to those saints. We, from within, keep searching for something or the other. There
is no contentment within us. And, to tolerate anything, there is no energy
within us. So, we should know, within us, why the discontentment, the hardship,
the tension, and worries are prevailing.
The reason behind this is our mind. And this mind is an institution created by
Translation of 1996-0413 Public Program, Maa ka Khel Maya, Kolkata, India (Hindi)
I bow down to all the Seekers of Truth. First you should know, that truth will remain truth. What is truth today will remain truth tomorrow. You cannot change that in any way. You cannot transform it and you cannot describe it. Truth is to be known and it is known on our central nervous system. That is what is called bodh; that is what is called Vid. […]
Public Program, Malaysia, March 12, 1996
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. It has been, it is, it will be. You cannot change it; you cannot transform it. Whatever I’m going to tell you today, you also should not take it for granted, because we’ve had lots of problems with blind faith. If it proves, then this is like a hypothesis before you, […]
Public Program, Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia, 4 March 1996.
[Till 3.38 yogis singing devotional song ‘Jai Shri Ganesha
4.40 to 9.45 devotional song ‘Mother’s Joy’
10.12 to 33.55 Welcome address, background on Sahaj Yoga, introduction to Sahaj System and Chakras
34.00 to 42.12 yogis sing devotional song Sitting in the Heart of the Universe
43.20 to 50.25 yogis sing Sri Jagdambe
52.07 to 1.00.34 yogis sing Udaya Udaya
58.20 Shri Mataji comes in
1.01.20 to 1.03.58 Introduction of Mataji
I bow to all the seekers of Truth. […]
1996-0101 Public Program Rotary Club of Pune Central, Pune (India)
Her Highness Mataji Nirmala Devi. May i request Charter President of rotary club Pune Center, past president S P Malhotra ji, may i also request general party chief of staff to please come on this side and garland mother. I request past president bhai Shri Malhotra to felicitate mother. May i request to please light this lamp. I request [UNCLEAR] to introduce Mataji.
Dear fellow Rotarians members of the top management [UNCLEAR], […]
Public Program, Satya Ki Pahchan Chaitanya Se He, Lucknow, India, 14.12.1995
First of all we should understand one thing, that Truth is Truth. Truth is in its own place. We cannot change it, we cannot describe it. It is established in its own place. The only thing we have to do is to accept the original, created truth.
Almighty God has made all the equipments and arrangements within us. It is of utmost importance to know this truth. […]
1995-12-07 Public Program, Hindi, Chandigarh, India
Sahaja Yogi speaking: As you can see in the triangular bone, on the back bone, It is located. It is called as Kundalini. In Greek language it is called as ‘sacrum bone’. The meaning of sacrum is ‘something that is sacred’. Now don’t pay attention to anything else like – ‘what is happening’, ‘who is walking on the stage’, ‘how the decoration is’, ‘what is happening’, all such things. Only concentrate on getting your Realization. […]
Public Program (Hindi/English). Delhi (India), 3 December 1995.
[Translation from Hindi]
who are in search of the truth, my salutations to all those seekers. In India
from time immemorial, there has been seeking for the truth. This can be
understood by our scriptures. And by many other ways, we have been searching
the truth. Our country is spiritual in a specific way. The reason behind this
is, in our country many things are easily accessible. […]
1995-10-06 Public Program, New York
I bow to all the seekers of the truth. At the very outset we have to know that truth is what it is. You cannot change it. You cannot transform it. It is to be known through your ascent. Unfortunately, at this human awareness we do not know the truth, the absolute truth. What we know is relative truth and that’s why all the problems there are between human beings between countries and the whole world. […]
Public Program, October Palace, Kyiv, Ukraine, Sept. 25, 1995
I bow to all the seekers of truth. We have to know at the very outset that Truth is what it is. You can not change it, you can not describe it, you can not transform it. Whatever I’m going to tell you tonight you should not take it for granted. Blind faith has harmed us the most. So it is important that you should keep your minds open like scientist. […]
Public Program. Beijing (China), 13 September 1995.
Very much enamored to know that you all are very much interested in Sahaja Yoga. The first person who is sitting here and who had the honor to meet in Austria, and I was surprised how he was know all about Sahaja Yoga.
In your country you had very great philosophers once upon a time. Of course you believe in humanism; but there was another great, great philosopher who was called as Lao-Tse, […]
Public Program, 1995-0829, Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
I bow to all the seekers of truth. At the very outset, I have to tell you that truth is what it is. You cannot change it, you cannot describe it. It is, it has been, it will be.
Now we have to understand that in these modern times human beings have become very restless. This restlessness may say that we cannot adjust ourselves to the speed of the modern times. […]
Public Program. Bucharest (Romania), 1 August 1995.
I bow to all the Sahaja Yogis and all the seekers of truth. It seems Romania is a special place where there are so many seekers of truth. And very deep and truthful they are about it. Sahaja Yoga is the power of compassion and love of God Almighty. But it’s not just talk, just not giving you a lecture or a sermon, but it is actualization of the experience of this Divine Love. […]